The Healing Power of Holding a GrudgeOur softy culture says we should forgive even the most heinous crimes. Sometimes it’s healthier not to.
And the Loveliest Tree in America Is …Announcing the winner of Simon Doonan’s holiday tree competition.
You’ve Gotta Have BallsThe secret to decorating a great holiday tree. Plus: Enter Slate’s tree-trimming contest!
Keep the Candelabra Flame BurningLiberace was a daring, fabulous showman, but he’s in danger of being forgotten. Don’t let his gay legacy die!
Bring Back the AfroHow a date with Blaxsploitation queen Pam Grier kindled my nostalgia for the regal, natural, glamorous hairdo.
Oscar Shocker!Movie stars rivet the entire world by wearing stunningly conventional evening gowns.
The Culture Gabfest: “I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This” EditionSlate's podcast about Beasts of the Southern Wild, why the art world is so despicable, and Beck’s Song Reader.
Are Celebrities Qualified To Have Political Opinions?Or should they just keep their yappers shut?
Is Paddleboarding the New Soul Cycle?The fitness craze that’s—calmly, placidly, meditatively—sweeping the nation.
Monty Python’s Flying Olympic Opening CeremonyThe incredibly goofy kickoff to the London games.
Why Do Hotels Turn Us Into Monsters?You wouldn’t believe the appalling things people will do in a Marriott suite.
TODAY IN SLATE
I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.
Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.
Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong. The Supreme Court is wrong about the influence you can buy with less than $5,200.
After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales
Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos
If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter
Giving Up on Goodell
How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.